Chapter 42, Statutes of 1980 (SB 1236 Beverly), prohibits the courts from granting probation to persons convicted of residential burglaries, except in unusual circumstances. This measure took effect January 1, 1981, and is scheduled to lapse on January 1, 1985. Senate Bill 1331 would extend the provisions of Ch 42/80 indefinitely.
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[PDF] The Impact of Recent Legislation on California's Burglary Rate and Sentencing Practices